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Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Soul On Ice?

If you’re looking for a way to control your money from the grave and religious promises of spiritual immortality don’t grab you, then your brass ring may be cryogenic internment.

By Priscilla Rich Safransky April 1976
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

And What Remains

Selecting a coffin for my father, I noticed that the salesman, solicitous at first, turned cool when I asked for the cheapest box. This was hidden in a closet.

By Sy Safransky April 1976
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Experience Of Dying

Although — with the possible exception of mediumistic communications — no one has returned from the dead to give an account of his experience, reports of people who have nearly died suggest that it is a profoundly transcendent experience.

By Sy Safransky April 1976

Selected Poems

It slips through us / a parade of delicate / dead women that carry / the sun in the August sky

— from “End of Summer”

By Douglas Hall February 1976